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The only thing more annoying than a leaky faucet or running toilet is having to wait around all day for a plumber to arrive to solve the problem. It’s no wonder why many people are turning their plumbing repairs into DIY projects, especially with a wider access to video tutorials and DIY blogs. While working on your plumbing yourself may be tempting, it’s not always a good idea.
Girl Getting Water from a Faucet
August is National Water Quality Awareness Month, and to celebrate, The Plumbing Works wants to help educate you on the importance of having a water treatment system in addition to helping you understand the difference between some of the most popular options available.
Whether we realize it or not, we put a lot of added stress on our homes during the summer months, but don’t fret. The Plumbing Works has put together your home’s summer checklist, so you can get back on track to having fun!
While many people feel the push to go to college, it’s also important to realize the importance of learning trades as well. After all, a college degree is not the only avenue to landing a good paying job. In fact, U.S. News ranked plumbers as the 7th highest paying job without a college degree, earning a median salary of $53,910 with the best-paid 25 percent earning $71,140 in 2018.
Slowly over the past month, Pennsylvania has been moving counties to yellow and green phases and allowing certain businesses to resume work as the spread of COVID-19 cases slow. While The Plumbing Works has remained open with strict safety precautions put into place, we will continue to follow guidelines set by the state to ensure the health of our staff and customers during this transition. Even though other local businesses will begin to reopen, it still remains a top priority to take all safety precautions to protect you and those around you from contracting a potentially fatal virus. Read below for tips to follow once businesses reopen.
Earth Day, an annual event held worldwide to raise awareness of the importance of adopting environmentally friendly behaviors, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month. What started in 1970 with 20 million Americans has since grown in both size and action.